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Japanese Art Glass14 of 86Penguin and iceberg by Multi Glass JapanA painterly vase from Iwata
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    Posted 5 months ago

    kwqd
    (741 items)

    This vase is about 5.5" high with a bottom that has been hot worked and shows no pontil remnant. It was possibly blown into a mold, but I don't think it was. It has a Kodama label, which Karen has identified as a seller, not a maker, of glass. Whenever I see this red and white swirl in a vase, I think of Fukuoka, but I guess several Japanese glass houses made similar vases. If I ever see one that has a glass maker's label that is not "Fukuoka" maybe I will be able to stop jerking my knee. Anyway, my only Kodama marked glass, but a nice little piece, if a pretty common style.

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    1. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 5 months ago
      Reminds me of a candy cane...Beautiful!
    2. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks for the comment, Eileen! It does look edible.

      Thanks for taking a look at my Kodama vase Eileen, aura, Thomas, Jenni, fortapache and Kevin!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 5 months ago
      I get you totally about the Fukuoka reaction Kevin.
      This vase is a great red and the Kodama sticker is a bonus (for me anyway )
      I really really dig this baby!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks for your comment, Karen! Yeah, I really like this one, too!

      Thanks for loving on my Kodama vase blunderbuss2, MarmorealMaiden, Manikin and MALKEY!
    5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 months ago
      Oh my, what a beautiful vase! Very striking coloration and style!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks for your comment katherinescollections!

      Thanks Vynil33rpm!

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